Smith Township, Posey County, Indiana

Smith Township
Posey County
Map highlighting Smith Township, Posey County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 38°09′47″N 87°43′13″W / 38.16306°N 87.72028°W / 38.16306; -87.72028Coordinates: 38°09′47″N 87°43′13″W / 38.16306°N 87.72028°W / 38.16306; -87.72028
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyPosey
Government
 • TypeIndiana township
Area
 • Total21.21 sq mi (54.94 km2)
 • Land21.21 sq mi (54.93 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation436 ft (133 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total1,292
 • Density60.92/sq mi (23.52/km2)
FIPS code18-70164[2]
GNIS feature ID453852

Smith Township is one of ten townships in Posey County, Indiana, USA. At the 2000 census, its population was 1,292.

History[]

Smith Township was organized in 1817.[3] The township was named for George Smith, a pioneer settler.[4]

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References[]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Leffel, John C. (1913). History of Posey County, Indiana. Standard Publishing Company. p. 83.
  4. ^ History of Posey County, Indiana: from the earliest times to the present. Goodspeed Publishing Co. 1886. p. 292.

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